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Brock researchers receive NSERC grants and scholarships

Brock researchers receive NSERC grants and scholarships

A product of Vitamin A metabolism, retinoic acid, has long been known to aid the development of nerve cells, which are cells that process and transmit information in the brain through electrical and chemical signals.

Pan Am Games torch relay makes its way through Brock

Pan Am Games torch relay makes its way through Brock

It was a warm reception all right. In fact it was downright hot.
Under a blazing noon hour sun on Saturday 20 June, a beaming Kyle Rose — president of the Brock University Students’ Union — was accompanied by a police escort as he carried the 2015 Pan Am Games torch on to campus and to [...]

Relay for Life means traffic, parking changes Saturday

Relay for Life means traffic, parking changes Saturday

Events on campus Saturday will mean a change in traffic flow and parking options at Brock University.

Presidential search moves into active recruitment phase

Presidential search moves into active recruitment phase

In July, as Brock President Jack Lightstone enters the last year of his second and final term, the committee tasked with finding his successor will start to identify potential candidates.
Advertisements have been placed in national media during June, and the executive search firm Caldwell Partners will be having discussions with individuals who could potentially be [...]

Pan Am torch relay stops at Brock campus at noon Saturday

Pan Am torch relay stops at Brock campus at noon Saturday

On Saturday June 20 the Brock community is invited to join the welcome party as the 2015 Pan American Games Torch Relay reaches the University on its six-week journey from Mexico to the opening ceremonies July 10 in Toronto.
Brock University Students’ Union president Kyle Rose will be one of the torchbearers as the entourage is [...]

Martian rocks yield important clues about life on Mars

Martian rocks yield important clues about life on Mars

Efforts to assess the possibility of life on Mars have taken a step forward thanks to the work of scientists who have successfully extracted methane from Martian rock.

BUSU films promotional video in front of The General

BUSU films promotional video in front of The General

There was a little taste of O-Week at Brock University Tuesday morning.

“Big 5″ academic publishers taking big profits, says study

“Big 5″ academic publishers taking big profits, says study

As university libraries are being crippled by soaring subscription rates for journals, a University of Montreal study says five large academic publishers are taking fat profit margins as they gain more control of publishing academic papers.
In a CBC News report, the study’s authors say the “big 5″ now publish 53 per cent of all scientific [...]

Prof reminds grads of the importance of hard work, imagination and doubt

Prof reminds grads of the importance of hard work, imagination and doubt

Hard work and imagination got nearly 350 Humanities students to their graduation on Saturday.

Canada’s first female astronaut receives honorary degree from Brock

Canada’s first female astronaut receives honorary degree from Brock

Dr. Roberta Bondar likens graduating from university to her experience of sitting on the launch pad waiting to be rocketed into space in 1992.

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